Conference on CAR Refugees

Filippo Grandi Commits More Attention To CAR Refugees

Central African Refugees displaced by crisis seem to be a huge problem for the country and region.

It is against this backdrop that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi was in Cameroon to find solutions for the 1.4 million CAR refugees.

A conference on CAR refugees held in Yaounde from May 25-27.

The High commissioner at the end of the conference reiterated the commitment to assist governments and people affected by the CAR crisis even if there are other crises capture attention and resources around the world.

He said the conference was “a crucial initial step, laying the groundwork for a process that will strengthen the international protection of Central African refugees identify and implement solutions” for the protracted crisis.

Countries that took part in the regional conference are Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, Congo, Sudan and South Sudan made the commitment to revise their approach to Central African Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.